Public Relations Coordinator

Women’s Center – Public Relations Coordinator
Student Leadership Overview

The Women’s Center seeks to provide leadership skills through experiential learning opportunities and empowerment. Our center focuses on bridging classroom learning and student activism. The WC provides education, advocacy and support via resources, referral, event coordination, support groups, lactation space, quarterly magazine, community outreach, cultural events co-sponsored with various organizations/departments, etc. in order to promote a safe, equitable and affirming campus climate for people of all genders. Student Coordinators comprise the heart of the center’s services and programming efforts.

The Mission:
The mission of the Women’s Center is to advocate for the best educational and working environment for women and people of all genders at the University of Oregon. We accomplish this by working toward societal change, the ending of oppression and by supporting personal growth.

Yearly WC Events:
• “The Red Zone” Sexual Violence Awareness Campaign
• Domestic Violence Awareness Month Toiletry Drive
• Women of Color Symposium/Allyship Symposium
• Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series
• International Women’s Day
• Take Back the Night
• OUT/LOUD Queer and Trans Womxn’s Performance Fest

Public Relations Coordinator Experiential Learning Opportunities and Goals:
• Coordinating media relations and outreach as the WC spokesperson through print, radio and television outlets
• Composing official Press Releases in response to media inquiries for WC events
• Developing collaborative relationships with local media contacts
• Increasing public speaking and telephone communication skills
• Creating and maintaining WC social media sites and activity (Facebook, twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)
• Developing a rich public relations portfolio from a wide variety of events ranging from workshops, speaker presentations, conferences, rallies, marches and music festivals
• Contributing written content or artwork to The Siren Magazine

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